Beckett on Tape: Works by Beckett
 

ACT WITHOUT WORDS I (ACTE SANS PAROLES I)

  • Mime, written 1956 in French, with music by John Beckett (since withdrawn)
    First published: Paris 1957; New York 1958
    First production: Royal Court Theatre, London, 1957, directed by Deryk Mendel

    1. Act without Words (Ireland, 1963)
      RTE
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie and Chloe Gibson
      Cast: Jack MacGowran

    2. Acte sans paroles (France, 1965)
      Les Cineastes Associés
      By Bruno and Guido Bettiol
      Film with puppets
      Held by: BFI

    3. Acta senza parole (Italy, 1966, 9 mins)
      Opus Films Rome
      Directed by: Carlo di Carlo

    4. Act without Words I (UK, 17 mins)
      By Barry Smith's Theatre of Puppets
      Film with puppets
      Distributed by: Jane Balfour, London


    ACT WITHOUT WORDS II (ACTE SANS PAROLES II)

    Mime, written 1956 in French
    First published: Paris 1957; Oxford 1959
    First production: Clarendon Press Institute, Oxford, 1959,
    directed by John McGrath

    1. The Goad (UK, 1965, 17 mins, b&w film)
      Twin Digit Productions
      Directed by: Paul Joyce
      Cast: Freddie Jones
      Distributed by: Grove Weidenfeld

    2. Act without Words II (USA, 1966)
      NBC
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Moffat, Dixon


    ALL THAT FALL (TOUS CEUX QUI TOMBENT)

    Radio play, written 1956 in English
    First published: New York, London 1957; Paris 1957

    1. All That Fall (UK, 1957, 69 mins)
      BBC Radio
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie
      Cast: Mary O'Farrell, J.G. Devlin, Allen McClelland, Brian O'Higgins, Harry Hutchinson, Patrick Magee, Jack MacGowran, Shela Ward, Peggy Marshall, Terrance Farrel

    2. Alle, die da fallen (Germany, 1957, 79 mins)
      NDR
      Directed by: Fritz Schroder-Jahn

    3. Allen die vallen (Netherlands, 1959)
      VPRO Radio
      Directed by: Koos Mulder
      Cast: Philip Lachapelle, Richard Flink, Jan Apon, Mien van Kerkhoven-Kling, Pierre Mien, Sacco van der Made, Jan Wechter, Annie de Lange, Godert van Gonjon, Tine de Vries

    4. Tous ceux qui tombent (France, 1963, 55 mins, b&w)
      Télévision Française I
      Directed by: Michel Mitrani
      Cast: Alice Sapritch, Pierre Palau, Christian Marin, Guy Tréjean, Hubert Deschamps
      Adaptation for television
      Held by: INA

    5. All That Fall (USA, 1986, 61 mins)
      Soundscape Inc, RIAS Berlin / NPR
      Directed by: Everett Frost
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw, David Warrilow, Alvin Epstein, George Bartenieff, Brad Friedman, Susan Willis, Jerome Kilty, Lute Ramblin', Melissa Cooper, Christine Eddis
      Sound effects: Charles Potter
      With a discussion about the play

    6. Allen die vallen (Belgium, 1991, 85 mins)
      BRT
      Directed by: Martine Ketelbuters
      Cast: Denise Deweerdt, Jo Demeyere, Walter Cornelis, Alex Wilequet, Jeanine Schevernels, Anton Cogen, Oswald Versijp, Ben van Ostade, Marleen Maes, Peter Booms

    7. All That Fall (Ireland, 60 mins)
      Directed by: Dan Treaton
      Cast: Bosco Hogan, Aidan Grennell

     

    ... BUT THE CLOUDS ...

    Television play, written 1976 in English
    First published: New York 1976

    1. ... but the clouds ... (UK, 1977, 16 mins)
      BBC with Reiner Moritz (Tristram Powell)
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Ronald Pickup, Billie Whitelaw

    2. ... nur noch Gewölk ... (Germany, 1977, 17 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Klaus Herm, Cornelia Boje

    3. ... jack obloki ... (Poland, 1987)
      Theatre Center "Warsztatowa"
      Directed by: Antoni Libera
      Cast: Henryk B, Iiena Jun


    CASCANDO (CASCANDO)

    Radio play, written 1962 in French, with music by Marcel Mihalovici
    First published: Frankfurt 1963 (in French); New York 1963

    1. Cascando (France, 1963)
      ORTF
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Roger Blin, Jean Martin

    2. Cascando (UK, 1964, 21 mins)
      BBC Third Programme
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie
      Cast: Denys Hawthorne, Patrick Magee
      With Mihalovici's music

    3. Cascando (Netherlands, 1970, 19 mins)
      Toneelgroep Studio / NOS
      Directed by: Lodewijk de Boer
      Cast: Broes Hartman
      Music composed by Lodewijk de Boer

    4. Cascando (UK, 1984, 25 mins
      Produced by: Katherine Worth for UL-AVC
      Directed by: David Clark
      Cast: David Warrilow, Sean Barrett
      Music composed by Humphrey Searle, performed by the London Sinfonietta

    5. Cascando (USA, 1988, 59 mins)
      Voices International with WDR / NPR
      Directed by: Everett Frost
      Cast: Alvin Epstein, Frederic Neumann
      Music composed by William Kraft, performed by Speculum Musicae
      With a discussion of the play

    6. Cascando (Belgium, 1991, 22 mins)
      BRT
      Directed by: Martine Ketelbuters
      Cast: Alex Wilequet, Dries Wieme
      Music: Peter Jaquemyn

    7. Cascando (Ireland, 1991, 18 mins)
      RTE
      Directed by: William Styles
      Cast: Bosco Hogan, Frank O'Dwyer
      Music by Gerard Victory


    CATASTROPHE (CATASTROPHE)

    Theatre play, written 1982 in French
    First published: Paris 1982; London 1984
    First production: Avignon Festival, 1982, directed by Stephan Meldbegg

    1. Catastrophe (USA, 1983)
      Harold Clurman Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast (with nos 106, 153): Donald Davies, Rand Mitchell, Margaret Reed, David Warrilow, Daniel Worth

    2. Catastrophe (France, 1986)
      Helen Gary Bishop / La SEPT
      Directed by: Helen Gary Bishop
      Cast: Pierre Chabert


    COMPANY (COMPAGNIE)

    Prose, written 1980 in English
    First published: London, New York 1980; Paris 1980

    1. Company (UK, 1980, 70 mins)
      BBC Radio
      Cast: Patrick Magee

    2. Compagnie (France, 1984, 65 mins)
      Théâtre du Rond-Point / CNRS, François Luxereau
      Directed by: Pierre Chabert
      Cast: Pierre Dux

    3. Compagnie (France)
      Directed by: Marie-Noëlle Cadian and Jean-Pierre Soussigne

    4. Gesellschaft (Germany, 92 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Walter Asmus
      Cast: Fritz Lichtenhahn


    DANTE AND THE LOBSTER

    Prose, from More Pricks than Kicks, written 1932 in English
    First published: The Hague 1932; London 1934

    1. Dante and the Lobster / From an Abandoned Work (Ireland, 1986)
      The Abbey Theatre
      Directed by: Kathleen Barrington
      Cast: Barry McGovern
      Sound cassette


    EH JOE (DIS JOE)

    Television play, written 1965 in English
    First published: London 1967; Paris 1966

    1. Eh Joe (UK, 1966, 19 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Alan Gibson and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Jack MacGowran, Sian Phillips

    2. Eh Joe (USA, 1966, 34 mins, film)
      WNDT Newark / NYTT, Glenn Jordan
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: George Rose, Rosemary Harris
      Distributed by: Grove Weidenfeld

    3. He Joe (Germany, 1966, 29 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Deryk Mendel, Nancy Illig

    4. Dis Joe (France, 1968, 19 mins, b&w)
      ORTF
      Directed by: Pierre Bureau
      Cast: Madeleine Renaud, Jean-Louis Barrault
      Held by: INA

    5. Eh Joe (UK, 1972, 21 mins)
      Produced by: Katherine Worth for UL-AVC
      Directed by: David Clark
      Cast: Patrick Magee, Elvi Hale

    6. Dis Joe (France, 1975, 22 mins)
      Directed by: Michel Mitrani
      Cast: Jean-Louis Barrault, Madeleine Renaud

    7. He Joe (Germany, 1979, 21 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett and Walter Asmus
      Cast: Heinz Bennent, Irmgard Först

    8. Eh Joe (Spain, 1985)
      TV España
      Directed by: Alfredo Castellon

    9. Eh Joe (Ireland, 1987, 38 mins)
      Yellow Asylum
      Directed by: Alan Gilsenan
      Cast: Tom Hickey, Siobhan McKenna

    10. Ej Joe (Poland, 1988)
      Theatre Centre "Warsztatowa"
      Directed by: Antoni Libera
      Cast: Henryk B, Iiena Jun

    11. Eh Joe (1989, 22 mins)
      SDR / Channel 4 / RTE / La SEPT
      Directed by: Walter Asmus and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw


    EMBERS (CENDRES)

    Radio play, written 1959 in English
    First published: London, New York 1959; Paris 1959

    1. Embers (UK, 1959, 45 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie
      Cast: Jack MacGowran, Kathleen Michael, Kathleen Helme, Patrick Magee
      Music performed by Cicely Hoye

    2. Embers (UK, 1975, 25 mins)
      Produced by: Katherine Worth for UL-AVC
      Directed by: David Clark
      Cast: Patrick Magee, Elvi Hale, Nigel Anthony

    3. Embers (USA, 1989, 50 mins)
      Voices International / NPR
      Directed by: Everett Frost
      Cast: Barry McGovern, Billie Whitelaw

    4. Sintels (Belgium, 1991, 57 mins)
      BRT
      Directed by: Martine Ketelbuters
      Cast: Rik Vanuffelen, Dora van der Groen, Ben van Ostade, Sofie Laenen

    5. Aschenglut (Germany, 61 mins)
      SDR

    6. Embers (Ireland, 44 mins)
      RTE
      Directed by: William Styles
      Cast: Barry McGovern, Geraldine Plunkett


    ENDGAME (FIN DE PARTIE)

    Theatre play, written 1956 in French
    First published: Paris 1957; New York, London 1958
    First production: Fin de Partie, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1957,
    directed by Roger Blin

    1. Endgame (UK, 1962, 93 mins)
      BBC Radio
      Directed by: Michael Blakewell
      Cast: Donald Wolfit, Maurice Denham

    2. Fin de partie (France, 1962, 120 mins)
      Théâtre de Babylone
      Cast: Roger Blin, Jean Martin
      Sound recording

    3. Endspiel (Germany, 1967[9?])
      Schiller Theater Werkstatt / NDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Werner Stock, Gudrun Genest, Ernst Schroder, Horst Bollmann

    4. Fin de partie (Germany, 1971, 95 mins)
      Schiller Theater
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett

    5. Endgame (USA, 1980)
      Manhattan Theater Club / NYPL
      Directed by: Joseph Chaikin

    6. Fin de partie (France, 1981)
      Théâtre Jean Vilar/ CNRS, Denis Bablet
      Directed by: Armand Delcampe
      Cast: Jacquie Hanich, Denis Bablet, François Didio

    7. Endgame (USA, 1984)
      Harold Clurman Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alvin Epstein

    8. Final de Partida (Spain, 1984)
      TV España

    9. Endgame (USA, 1985)
      American Repertory Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: JoAnne Akalaitis

    10. Endgame (USA, 1991, 88 mins, 16 mm film)
      San Quentin Drama Workshop / Visual Press, "Beckett Directs Beckett" series
      Directed by: Alan Mandell, following Samuel Beckett (theatre), Robert Bilheimer (film)
      Cast: Bud Thorpe, Rick Cluchey, Alan Mandell, Teresita Garcia Suro
      Distributed by: Smithsonian Institution Press (USA); Les Iditions du Seuil (France); Reiner Moritz (elsewhere)

    11. Endgame (USA, 90 mins)
      Evergreen Theater
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Sound recording


    ENOUGH (ASSEZ)

    Prose, written 1966 in French
    First published: Paris 1966; London 1967

    1. Enough (UK, 1982)
      National Theatre at the Cottesloe
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

    2. Enough (USA, 1984)
      Samuel Beckett Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw


    FILM (FILM)

    Screenplay, written 1963 in English
    First published: London 1967; Paris 1972

    1. Film (USA, 1964, 22 mins, b&w film)
      Evergreen Theater
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen, Susan Reed
      Distributed by: Grove Weidenfeld

    2. Film (UK, 1979, 22 mins)
      UL-AVC
      Directed by: David R. Clark
      Cast: Max Wall
      Held by: BFI

     

    FOOTFALLS (PAS)

    Theatre play, written 1975 in English
    First published: London 1975; Paris 1977
    First production: Royal Court Theatre, London, 1976,
    directed by Samuel Beckett

    1. Footfalls (USA, 1984)
      Samuel Beckett Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

    2. Footfalls (1989, 79 mins)
      SDR / Channel 4 / RTE / La SEPT
      Directed by: Walter Asmus and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

     

    GHOST TRIO

    Television play, written 1975 in English
    First published: New York 1976

    1. Geister-trio (Germany, 1977, 20 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Klaus Herm, Irmgard Först

    2. Ghost Trio (UK, 1977, 21 mins)
      BBC with Reiner Moritz
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Ronald Pickup, Billie Whitelaw, Rupert Horder

    3. Trio Widm (Poland, 1988, 21 mins)
      Theatre Centre "Warsztatowa"
      Director: Antoni Libera
      Cast: Henryk B, Iiena Jun, MariLn Mikolajezyk


    HAPPY DAYS (OH LES BEAUX JOURS)

    Theatre play, written 1961 in English
    First published: New York 1961; Paris 1963
    First production: Cherry Lane Theater, New York, 1961, directed by Alan Schneider

    1. Glückliche Tage (Switzerland, 1963, 65 mins)
      Radio Zürich
      Directed by: Robert Bichler
      Cast: Maria Wimmer, Alfred Schlageter

    2. Oh les beaux jours (France, 1964)
      Disques Adès (l'Avant scène)
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Madeleine Renaud, Jean-Louis Barrault
      L.P. record, no TS 30 LA 568

    3. Oh les beaux jours (France, 1965, 99 mins)
      Théâtre de France
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Madeleine Renaud, Jean-Louis Barrault
      Sound recording

    4. Oh les beaux jours (France, 1971, 90 mins)
      ORTF
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Madeleine Renaud, Jean-Louis Barrault
      Held by: INA

    5. Happy Days (UK, 1979, 96 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett and Tristram Powell
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw, Leonard Fenton

    6. Glückliche Tage (Germany, 1986)
      ZDF

    7. Happy Days (USA, 1987, 96 mins)
      Global Village
      Directed by: Shivuan O'Casey
      Cast: Aideen O'Kelly

    8. Happy Days (UK, 83 mins)
      The Old Vic Theatre
      Directed by: Peter Hall
      Cast: Peggy Ashcroft, Ann Webb
      Sound recording


    HOW IT IS (COMMENT C'EST)

    Prose, written 1961 in French
    First published: Paris 1961; New York, London 1964

    1. Comment c'est (France)
      Directed by: Marie-Noëlle Cadian and Jean-Pierre Soussigne

    2. How It Is (UK)
      BBC
      Read by: Patrick Magee


    ILL SEEN ILL SAID (MAL VU MAL DIT)

    Prose, written in 1981 in French
    First published: Paris 1981; New York 1981

    1. Ill Seen Ill Said (UK, 1982, 70 mins)
      BBC Radio
      Directed by: Ronald Mason
      Read by: Patrick Magee


    IMAGINATION DEAD IMAGINE (IMAGINATION MORTE IMAGINEZ)

    Prose, written 1965 in French
    First published: Paris 1965; London, New York 1966

    1. MacGowran Reading Beckett (UK, 1969)
      BBC
      Directed by: Jim Fitzgerald
      Read by: Jack MacGowran


    KRAPP'S LAST TAPE (LA DERNIERE BANDE)

    Theatre play, written 1957 in English
    First published: New York 1958; Paris 1959
    First production: Royal Court Theatre, London, 1958,
    directed by Donald McWhinnie

    1. La dernière bande (France, 1961, 32 mins)
      Théâtre de Babylone
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Jean Martin

    2. Krapp's Last Tape (UK, 1963)
      BBC
      Directed by: Prudence Fitzgerald
      Cast: Cyril Cusack

    3. Das letzte Band (Germany, 1969, 87 mins)
      Schiller-Theater Werkstatt / WDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Martin Held

    4. Krapp's Last Tape (USA, 1970, 54 mins)
      WNET
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Jack MacGowran
      Distributed by: Pennebaker

    5. Krapps laatste band (Netherlands, 1970, 37 mins)
      Directed by: Lodewijk de Boer
      Cast: Gees Linnebank
      Sound recording

    6. Krapp's Last Tape (UK, 1972, 35 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie
      Cast: Patrick Magee

    7. Krapps laatste band (Netherlands, 1975, 35 mins)
      Avro
      Directed by: Hero Muller
      Cast: Gees Linnebank

    8. Krapp's Last Tape (Australia, 1980)
      University of Melbourne
      Directed by: Colin Duckworth
      Cast: Robin Cummings

    9. La dernière bande (France, 1983)
      Antenne 2
      Directed by: Marcel Bluwal
      Cast: François Simon

    10. La dernière bande (France, 1987)
      Antenne 2
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Stewart Seide

    11. Krapp's Last Tape (USA, 1988, 46 mins)
      San Quentin Drama Workshop / Visual Press, "Beckett Directs Beckett" series
      Directed by: Walter Asmus
      Cast: Rick Cluchey
      Distributed by: Smithsonian Institution Press (USA); Les Éditi
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    THE LOST ONES (LE DIPEUPLEUR)

    Prose, written 1966-70 in French
    First published: Paris 1971; London 1972

    1. The Lost Ones (USA, 1976)
      Mabou Mines, New York
      Directed by: Lee Breuer
      Cast: David Warrilow

     

    MALONE DIES (MALONE MEURT)

    Prose, written 1948 in French
    First published: Paris 1951; New York, London 1956

    1. Malone (Ireland, 58 mins)
      Read by: Cyril Cusack

    2. Malone Dies (Ireland)
      RTE
      A reading in 20 extracts


    MOLLOY (MOLLOY)

    Prose, written 1947-49 in French
    First published: Paris 1950; Paris 1955 (in English)

    1. Molloy (Ireland, 58 mins)
      Read by: Cyril Cusack

    2. Molloy (France)
      Directed by: Marie-Noëlle Cadian and Jean-Pierre Soussigne


    NACHT UND TRÄUME

    Television play, written c1982-83 in German
    First published: London 1984

    1. Nacht und Träume (Germany, 1983, 11 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Helfrid Foron, Stephan Pritz, Dirk Morgner

    2. Noc i Sny (Poland, 1988)
      Theatre Centre "Warsztatowa"
      Directed by: Antoni Libera
      Cast: Henryk B, Iiena Jun and Zbigniew Zapasiewicz


    NEITHER

    Opera libretto, written 1976 in English for Morton Feldman (q.v., Section IV)
    First published: London 1990
    First production: Rome Opera, 1977

    1. neither (Germany, 1991) SDR, Barrie Gavin
      Soprano: Sarah Leonard
      Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester, Frankfurt, directed by Zoltan Pesko

     

    NOT I (PAS MOI)

    Theatre play, written 1972 in English
    First published: London 1973; Paris 1975
    First production: Lincoln Center, New York, 1972, directed by Alan Schneider

    1. Not I (UK, 1977, 12 mins)
      BBC with Reiner Moritz
      Directed by: Anthony Page and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

    2. Not I (USA, 1989, 15 mins)
      Global Village
      Directed by: Larry Sacharow and John Reilly
      Cast: Margo Lee Sherman

    3. Niet ik (Netherlands)
      Toneelgroep Studio
      Directed by: Lodewijk de Boer
      Cast: Gees Linnebank
      Theatre registration


    OHIO IMPROMPTU (L'IMPROMPTU D'OHIO)

    Theatre play, written 1980-81 in English
    First published: New York, 1981; Paris 1982
    First production: Ohio State University, 1981, directed by Alan Schneider

    1. Ohio Impromptu (USA, 1982)
      Magic Theater, San Francisco
      Directed by: Stan Gontarski

    2. Ohio Impromptu (USA, 1983)
      Harold Clurman Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: David Warrilow, Margaret Reed

    3. Impromptu d'Ohio (France, 1986)
      Helen Gary Bishop / La SEPT
      Directed by: Pierre Chabert


    PLAY (COMIDIE)

    Theatre play, written 1962-63 in English
    First published: Hannover 1963 (in German); London 1964; Paris 1964
    First production: Spiel, Ulmer Theater, Ulm-Donau, 1963

    1. Spel (Netherlands, 1962, 30 mins)
      Toneelgroep Studio
      Directed by: Kees van Iersel

    2. Com&eacut;die (France, 1966, film)
      M.K. Productions, Festival of Venice
      Directed by: Marin Karmitz, Jean-Marie Serreau, Jean Ravel, and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Michael Lonsdale, Delphine Seyrig, El&eacut;onore Hirt

    3. Play (UK, 1966, 40 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Bennett Maxwell
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw, Robert Stephens


    QUAD

    Television ballet, written c.1981 in English
    First published: London 1984

    1. Quadrat 1 + 2 (Germany, 1981, 15 mins)
      SDR, Reinhart Mhller-Freienfels
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Helfrid Foron, Jhrg Hummel, Claudia Knupfer, Susanne Rehe
      Percussion: Albrecht Schrade, J`rg Schaefer, Hans-Jochen Rubik, Gyula Racz

    2. Quad (UK, 1982)
      BBC 2

    3. Quad I & II (USA, 1988)
      Global Village
      Choreography by: Suzanne Lek


    ROCKABY (BERCEUSE)

    Theatre play, written 1979-81 in English
    First published: New York 1981; Paris 1982
    First production: Center for Theater Research, Buffalo N.Y., 1981, directed by Alan Schneider

    1. Rockaby (UK, 1981)
      BBC
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

    2. Rockaby (USA, 1984)
      Samuel Beckett Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

    3. Rockaby (Germany, 1989, 79 mins)
      SDR / Channel 4 / RTE / La SEPT
      Directed by: Walter Asmus and Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw

    4. Berceuse (France, 1986)
      New York University / La SEPT
      Directed by: Pierre Chabert

     

    ROUGH FOR RADIO I (ESQUISSE RADIOPHONIQUE)

    Radio play, written 1961 in French
    First published: Paris 1973; New York 1976

    1. Radio I (Netherlands, 1991, 22 mins)
      NOS, Richard Rijnvos
      Directed by: Richard Rijnvos
      Cast: Michael Gough, Joan Plowright, John Cage
      Music composed by Richard Rijnvos, performed by the Ives Ensemble


    ROUGH FOR RADIO II (POCHADE RADIOPHONIQUE)

    Radio play, written c.1962 in French
    First published: Paris 1973; New York 1976

    1. Rough for Radio (UK, 1976, 21 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Martin Esslin
      Cast: Billie Whitelaw, Harold Pinter, Patrick Magee, Michael Deacon

    2. Pochade Radiophonique (Germany, 1978, 30 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Otto Luben

    3. Rough for Radio II (USA, 1989, 60 mins)
      Voices International / NPR
      Directed by: Everett Frost
      Cast: Amanda Plummer, Barry McGovern, W. Dennis Hunt, Charles Potter
      With a discussion about the play

    4. Rough for Radio II (Ireland, 1991, 30 mins)
      RTE
      Directed by: William Styles
      Cast: Daniel Reardon, Collette Proctor, Brendan O'Duill, Peter Dix

    5. Ruwe schets voor radio (Belgium, 1991, 21 mins
      BRT
      Directed by: Bart Stouten
      Cast: Walter Cornelis, Ugo Prinsen, Marleen Maes


    ROUGH FOR THEATRE I (FRAGMENT DE THÉÂTRE)

    Theatre play, written 1959 in French
    First published: Paris 1974; New York 1976
    First production: Schiller Theater, Hamburg, 1979, directed by Walter Asmus

    1. Theatre I (USA, 1985)
      La Mama E.T.C. / NYPL
      Directed by: Gerald Thomas
      Cast (with nos 126, 130): Frederic Neumann, Julia Beck, George Bartenieff

    2. Rough for Theatre I (USA, 1987)
      Magic Theater San Francisco
      Directed by: Stan Gontarski


    ROUGH FOR THEATRE II (FRAGMENT DE THÉÂTRE II)

    Theatre, written 1960 in French
    First published: New York 1976; Paris 1978
    First production: Schiller Theater, Hamburg, 1979, directed by Walter Asmus

    1. Theatre II (USA, 1985)
      La Mama E.T.C. / NYPL
      Directed by: Gerald Thomas
      Cast: (see no 124)

    2. Fragment de théâtre II (France)
      J.N.P. Productions
      Directed by: Marie-Noëlle Cadian and Jean-Pierre Soussigne
      Cast: Marie-Noëlle Cadian, Violaine Malglaire


    STIRRINGS STILL (SOUBRESAUTS)

    Prose, written 1984 in English
    First published: New York 1989; Paris 1989
    1. Stirrings Still (UK, 1989)
      BBC Radio 3
      Read by: Barry McGovern

    2. Stirrings Still (USA, 1990)
      Global Village
      Read by: Chris O'Neill


    THAT TIME (CETTE FOIS)

    Theatre play, written 1974-75 in English
    First published: New York 1976; Paris 1978
    First production: Royal Court Theatre, London, 1976, directed by Donald McWhinnie

    1. That Time (USA, 1985)
      La Mama E.T.C. / NYPL
      Directed by: Gerald Thomas
      Cast: (see no 124)


    THE UNNAMABLE (L'INNOMMABLE)

    Prose, written 1949-50 in French
    First published: Paris 1953; New York 1958

    1. The Unnamable (USA, 1971)
      KCET
      Directed by: Lewis Freedman
      Cast: Jack MacGowran

    2. l'Innommable (France)
      Directed by: Marie-Noëlle Cadian and Jean-Pierre Soussigne

    3. The Unnamable (14 mins)
      Cast: Harold Pinter

    4. The Unnamable (Ireland, 58 mins)
      Cast: Cyril Cusack


    WAITING FOR GODOT (EN ATTENDANT GODOT)

    Theatre play, written in 1948-49 in French
    First published: Paris 1952; New York 1954
    First production: En attendant Godot, Théâtre de Babylone, Paris, 1953,
    directed by Roger Blin

    1. En attendant Godot (France, 1953)
      Théâtre de Babylone
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Jean Martin, Lucien Raimbourg, Pierre Latour, Roger Blin, Serge Lecointe
      Sound recording

    2. Waiting for Godot (USA, 1956, 105 mins)
      Columbia Masterworks
      Directed by: Herbert Berghof
      L.P. record, no 02 L. 238

    3. Waiting for Godot (UK, 1961)
      BBC
      Directed by: Donald McWhinnie
      Cast: Peter Woodthorpe, Jack MacGowran, Timothy Bateson, Felix Felton, Mark Mileham

    4. Waiting for Godot (USA, 1961, 150 mins, film)
      WNET, Play of the Week
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Burgess Meredith, Zero Mostel, Kurt Kazner, Alvin Epstein

    5. Waiting for Godot (UK, 1962, 88 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Robin Midgley
      Cast: Nigel Stock, Kenneth Griffith

    6. En attendant Godot (France, 1966, 133 mins)
      France Culture
      Cast: J. Serre, J. Doumerg, F. Petraint
      Sound recording

    7. Waiting for Godot (UK, 1968, 108 mins)
      Royal Shakespeare Company
      Directed by: Gareth Morgan
      Cast: Michael Williams, Richard Moore
      Sound recording

    8. Waiting for Godot (USA, 1971)
      New York Shakespeare Festival / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: Henderson Forsythe

    9. Warten auf Godot (Germany, 1975, 120 mins)
      Schiller Theater Werkstatt / ZDF, Walter Asmus and Hans Peter Reichel
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Horst Bollman, Stephan Wigger, Klaus Herm, Carl Rardatz, Torsten Sense

    10. Warten auf Godot (Germany, 1975)
      Basler Theater / WDR

    11. En attendant Godot (France, 1978)
      Festival d'Avignon / CNRS and GRTM, Ren&eacut; Lubin
      Directed by: Otomar Krejca
      Cast: Georges Wilson, Michel Bouquet, Rufus, Andr&eacut; Burton

    12. En attendant Godot (France, 1980)
      Antenne 2
      Directed by: Roger Blin
      Cast: Michel Aumont, François Chaumette, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Georges Riquier

    13. Waiting for Godot (UK, 1980)
      BBC
      Directed by: Richard Callanan
      Cast: Max Wall, Leo McKern

    14. Warten auf Godot (Germany, 1984, 150 mins)
      Mhnchner Kammerspiele Werkraum / SDR
      Directed by: Georges Tabori
      Cast: Thomas Holtzmann, Peter Lühr, Claus Eberth, Arnulf Schumacher, Hans Kremer

    15. En attendant Godot (USA, 1988, 140 mins)
      Visual Press, "Beckett Directs Beckett" series
      Directed by: Walter Asmus
      Cast: Roman Polanski, Rufus, Jean-François Balmer, Jean-Pierre Jorris
      Distributed by: Smithsonian Institution Press (USA); Les Éditions du Seuil (France); Reiner Moritz (elsewhere)

    16. Waiting for Godot (USA, 1988, 137 mins)
      San Quentin Drama Workshop / Visual Press, "Beckett Directs Beckett" series
      Directed by: Walter Asmus (for film)
      Cast: Lawrence Held, Bud Thorpe, Alan Mandell, Rick Cluchey, Louis Beckett Cluchey
      Distributed by: Smithsonian Institution Press (USA); Les Iditions du Seuil (France); Reiner Moritz (elsewhere)

    17. Venter po Godot (Denmark, 131 mins)
      Betty Nansen Teatret
      Directed by: Walter Asmus


    WATT (WATT)

    Prose, written 1943-46 in English
    First published: Paris 1953 (in English); Paris 1968

    1. Watt (France)
      Directed by: Marie-Noëlle Cadian and Jean-Pierre Soussigne


    WHAT WHERE (QUOI OÙ)

    Theatre play, written 1983
    First published: New York, London 1984; Paris 1985
    First production: Graz Festival, 1983

    1. What Where (USA, 1983, 20 mins)
      Harold Clurman Theater / NYPL
      Directed by: Alan Schneider
      Cast: (see no 24)

    2. Was Wo (Germany, 1986, 16 mins)
      SDR
      Directed by: Samuel Beckett
      Cast: Friedhelm Becker, Alfred Querbach, Edwin Dorner, Walter Lagnitz

    3. What Where (USA, 1986, 21 mins)
      Magic Theater / Global Village
      Directed by: John Reilly and Stan Gontarski
      Cast: Richard Wagner, Tom Luce, Dave Peichert, Morgan Upton

    4. Quoi où (France)
      Helen Gary Bishop / La SEPT
      Directed by: Pierre Chabert


    WORDS AND MUSIC (PAROLES ET MUSIQUE)

    Radio play, written 1961 in English
    First published: New York 1962; Paris 1966

    1. Words and Music (UK, 1962, 28 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Michael Bakewell
      Cast: Patrick Magee, Felix Felton
      Music composed by John Beckett

    2. Woorden en muziek (Netherlands, 1970, 17 mins)
      Toneelgroep Studio / NOS
      Directed by: Lodewijk de Boer
      Cast: Ad Noyons, Hein Boele
      Music composed by Louis Andriessen

    3. Woorden en muziek (Netherlands, 1972)
      KRO Radio
      Directed by: Annemarie Prins

    4. Words and Music (UK, 1973, 25 mins)
      Katherine Worth for UL-AVC
      Directed by: David Clark
      Cast: Patrick Magee, Denys Hawthorne
      Music composed by Humphrey Searle, performed by the London Sinfonietta

    5. Words and Music (USA, 1987, 61 mins)
      Voices International with WDR / NPR
      Directed by: Everett Frost
      Cast: David Warrilow, Alvin Epstein
      Music composed by Morton Feldman; performed by the Bowery Ensemble, directed by Niels Vigelund
      With a discussion about the play

    6. Woorden en muziek (Belgium, 1991, 28 mins)
      BRT
      Directed by: Bart Stouten
      Cast: Walter Cornelis, Alex Wilequet
      Music: Peter Jaquemyn, Erwin Eysackers

    7. Words and Music (Ireland, 29 mins)
      RTE
      Directed by: William Styles
      Cast: Garvan McGrath, Brendan Gauldwell


    WORSTWARD HO

    Prose, written 1983 in English
    First published: London, New York 1983

    1. Worstward Ho (UK, 1983, 41 mins)
      BBC
      Directed by: Ronald Mason
      Cast: Norman Rodway